USDA’s climate grants for farms and forests run into Republican buzzsaw
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is spending more than $3 billion to cultivate more American farmers and forest landowners as partners to mitigate climate change — even while some Republicans on Capitol Hill try to stop the program entirely. The administration launched a new farm program, Partnerships for Climate Smart Commodities, this year. It is […]
More than 14k acres of Pa. farmland preserved in 2021 | Five for the Weekend
The 30 new farms preserved this week are located in Beaver, Berks, Blair, Cambria, Chester, Dauphin, Erie, Franklin, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Union, Westmoreland, and York counties.
Pa. preserves 30 farms, more than 2,300 acres, to the tune of $5.1M
Since its creation, the program has preserved 5,329 farms and 552,702 acres of farmland in Pennsylvania.